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How to eat less this Thanksgiving

Posted by on Nov 22, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off on How to eat less this Thanksgiving

Source:  Pop Sci / By Sara Chodosh Yesterday at 2:31pm Eating less is not generally a goal on Thanksgiving. It’s a day of stuffing both turkey butts and our own stomachs. If you want to test the limits of your digestive system, go for it. We at Popular Science will never judge you for wanting a second helping of mashed potatoes. Heck, we even wrote a guide to eating as much as humanly possible. But eating less at Thanksgiving is a noble endeavor. Perhaps you’re trying to cut down on food waste and want to keep your caloric consumption down to what you’re actually capable of enjoying. Maybe...

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How a wave of new tech products are making life easier for people with disabilities

Posted by on Nov 12, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off on How a wave of new tech products are making life easier for people with disabilities

Source:  Edward C. Baig, USA TODAYPublished 5:00 a.m. ET Sept. 10, 2018 | Updated 5:53 p.m. ET Sept. 11, 2018 Retiree Douglas Wakefield is a tech enthusiast. The 76-year-old begins a typical day by donning his Apple Watch and listening to its synthesized voice deliver the weather. Over coffee, the Arlington, Virginia, resident catches up on overnight news on his iPhone X and consumes books read out loud on topics like coding – his goal is to write apps for the iPhone. Blind since birth, Wakefield has been taking advantage of features on the most popular tech devices and platforms that have...

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There is a record number of disabled entrepreneurs in the UK. This isn’t progress – it’s out of necessity

Posted by on Oct 30, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off on There is a record number of disabled entrepreneurs in the UK. This isn’t progress – it’s out of necessity

Source:  Independent / James Moore @JimMooreJourno / Thursday 18 October 2018 13:14 Necessity is the mother of invention, so the saying goes. Perhaps that’s the reason the Stelios Awards for Disabled Entrepreneurs clocked up a record number of entries this year. At this point you’re probably wondering what on earth I’m going on about, so I’d best explain. The scheme is a joint project between the foundation run by EasyJet founder Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou and the Leonard Cheshire Disability charity. To continue reading please click here...

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‘Brain pacemaker’ could help stroke patients recover quicker

Posted by on May 14, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off on ‘Brain pacemaker’ could help stroke patients recover quicker

Source:   K. Filippidis / Engadget / 05-14-2018 Vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) may play a beneficial role in the motor recovery of stroke patients, new clinical trials at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center have revealed. As part of the therapy, stroke rehab specialists surgically implant the MicroTransponder Vivistim — an electrical device that stimulates the vagus nerve — into the patient’s chest wall. It works via a wireless transmitter, which picks up signals, redirects them to the vagus nerve (located in the neck) and stimulates the brain whenever a...

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Video: Hands-only CPR Instructional Video

Posted by on Dec 21, 2017 in Blog | Comments Off on Video: Hands-only CPR Instructional Video

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